Carmelo Anthony Research Paper

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Carmelo Kyam Anthony was born in Brooklyn, New York, 1984. He was the youngest of four children and was raised in Baltimore, Maryland, Anthony experienced a rough childhood. When he was just two years of age, his father Carmelo Iriarte, passed the way from liver failure. This left the care of him and his three older siblings in his mothers’(Mary Anthony) hands, who worked as a housekeeper. While the neighborhood around the Anthony family was a rough, drug- infested area of Baltimore known as the “Pharmacy”, Mary kept her children in a tight and short circle. She particularly pushed Melo to be successful and stay ahead with his schoolwork. Anthony began playing basketball at a young age, but it wasn 't until he got cut from his high school team
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